Careers - Cogent


We live and breathe our values. That applies to customers and employees alike. We treat people with respect, trust and care.

You’ll love working at Cogent.

Transparency, evolution and meaning underpin everything we do. Wellbeing is also a big part of our culture.

Our people are respected and celebrated for who they are. We all have different backgrounds, cultures, skills and perspectives, and we’ve all got a story to tell.

We want to hear yours.

The perks

As if collaborating with a bunch of smart, humble (but insanely talented) individuals wasn’t enough, you’ll be bringing ideas to life for some of Australia’s top companies and emerging startups.

To do this, every team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work, both technically and personally. This means respecting and nurturing your wellbeing, development and happiness at every stage of your journey with us. These are just some of the ways we focus on our people.

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Transparent Salaries

We believe in total transparency, so have an open salaries model and profit share as mechanisms to share the successes of Cogent with everyone that’s a part of it.

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Laptop Allowance

Get a pre-tax allowance of $90/month ($1,080 per annum) on the house for you to put towards keeping your laptop up to date.

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Communication Allowance

Get a pre-tax allowance of $225/month ($2,700 per annum) to contribute to your phone and internet expenses

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Got a product or business idea you want to develop in work time? Pitch it to us and if we think you’re onto something, you’ll be able to allocate some of your time to growing it further.

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Learning Budget

We’re a group of never ending learners, so every year you have $3000 to spend on training, $500 on books, plus 5 days to simply learn… or read all your books.

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Discounted gym membership is available to everyone, and when you’re at Cogent HQ there’s bike racks galore, showers, fresh fruit, and free weekly meditation sessions.

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Parental Leave

Expecting? Congratulations! As a primary carer you’re able to tap into 13 weeks’ paid leave at your normal salary, or 3 weeks’ paid leave for secondary carers.

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Purchased Leave

You get 4 weeks of annual leave a year, but if you need a little more time to sail around the Greek Islands or work on that side project, who are we to argue? You’re able to buy some extra time just because we get it.

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Salary Sacrifice

If you’d like to salary sacrifice your laptop, ipad or something else (that you’re legally allowed to), just let us know!

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We’ve got Slack channels like #parenting and #mentalhealth to help each other out wherever we can, or access the fully supported Employee Assistance Program and counselling service to help you along life’s little hiccups.

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And we don’t just say it. Need to drop your kids at basketball? Want some zen time at a yoga class? We get it, encourage it and support it… and we’ll always get you home in time for dinner.

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Social Events

We genuinely like each other and regularly share a drink or two, play boardgames, brew beer, make sauerkraut or whatever else we feel like!

Meet (some of) our amazing people

And a lot more friendly faces you’ll meet if you join.


Mary Chen


Lonnie King

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Ivan Vysotskiy

Duncan Bayne

Duncan Bayne

Jimmy Ferne

Jimmy Ferne


Amelia Crook

John Mitchell

John Mitchell


Adam Aflalo


Eadaoin Doherty


Patrick Smith

Armin Sadeghi

Armin Sadeghi

Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

Courtney Goes

Courtney Goes

Myles Eftos

Myles Eftos

Sophia Buckley

Sophia Buckley


Matt Shanks

Dave McDonald

Dave McDonald

James Dowling

James Dowling


Peter Evjan

Ben Rowe

Ben Rowe

Craig Ambrose

Craig Ambrose

Adam Murry

Adam Murray


Danielle Moorhead


Dan Tropp


Paula Feleggakis

Matt Ensor

Matt Ensor

Dean Francis

Dean Francis

Cogent Mark Wells

Mark Wells


Kamal Rizk


Andy Nicholson

Jen Knowles


Will Rockel


Jude Cooray


Alex Waluyo


Andrew Buntine

Reckon this sounds like a great place to work?

We’re always looking for people who are smart and play nice with others to get things done. We’re more interested in what you’ve been creating than how many degrees you have. In particular, we are currently seeking people for the following roles:

What it’s really like

Hear from Kath what it’s like to work somewhere where people are truly valued and salaries are completely transparent.

The journey to join us

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1. Say hello

Send us your resume with a friendly hello.

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2. Quick chat

If we like what we see we’ll give you a call for a casual chat.

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3. Strut your stuff

Work your magic and show us what you’re made of! We’ll give you an opportunity to showcase your ability and how you like to operate.

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4. Meet the team

Come in and meet us at the Treehouse – we’ll have an open conversation on values and how they align with the way we’ll work together.

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5. Salary chat

Our open salaries policy will give you the opportunity to be actively involved with the negotiation process.

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6. You’re hired!

Get ready for an amazing ride as you grow, stretch and challenge yourself everyday.


If you’re keen to join the team but don’t fit one of the current openings, we’d still love to talk.

Drop Jimmy, our friendly People Guy, a hello at